Disrelish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Disrelish Absence of relishing or palatable quality; bad taste; nauseousness.
    • Disrelish Not to relish; to regard as unpalatable or offensive; to feel a degree of disgust at.
    • Disrelish To deprive of relish; to make nauseous or disgusting in a slight degree.
    • Disrelish Want of relish; dislike (of the palate or of the mind); distaste; a slight degree of disgust; as, a disrelish for some kinds of food. "Men love to hear of their power, but have an extreme disrelish to be told of their duty."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disrelish To dislike the taste of; hence, to dislike for any reason; feel some antipathy to: as, to disrelish a particular kind of food; to disrelish affectation.
    • disrelish To destroy the relish of or for; make unrelishing or distasteful.
    • n disrelish Dislike of the taste of something; hence, dislike in general; some degree of disgust or antipathy.
    • n disrelish Absence of relish; distastefulness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Disrelish dis-rel′ish not to relish: to dislike the taste of: to dislike
    • n Disrelish distaste: dislike: disgust
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Usage

In literature:

Perceiving me immovable, she essayed another method of showing her disrelish for her occupation.
"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte
He still yielded to his constitutional disrelish to commit himself.
"The Lock And Key Library" by Various
And make us to disrelish all the rest.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
Be wary of him in the heart; especially be wary of the disrelish of brainstuff.
"Diana of the Crossways, Complete" by George Meredith
Lord Ormont disrelished the caresses of relatives.
"Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete" by George Meredith
The residents live principally upon this most delicious fish, which fortunately can be eaten a long time without disrelish.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1" by John Franklin
The disgusting partiality shown in the accusations was disrelished, as was the resort that had been had to torture.
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Providence provides the banquet; its relish or disrelish depends on the appetite of the guest.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862" by Various
He disrelished the idea of getting his meat poisoned by its passage through Canadian fingers.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
Violent passions, rash oaths, coarse jests, indelicate language of every kind, are precluded and disrelished.
"Sketches of the Fair Sex, in All Parts of the World" by Anonymous
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In news:

Polls tell us about the general public's disrelish for Congress.
Equally disrelished are journalists and newspapers.
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